Monday, October 23, 2006

The Salt Trade in the Sahara

We have been talking about the role of the salt trade in Africa. Here is an article about a man who travelled with real salt traders in October 2006. Even though the traders no longer are able to trade their salt for gold, they are still crossing the Sahara by camel like people have for hundreds of years.

Dying Trade of the Sahara Camel Train

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